UPCOMING HOLIDAY EVENTS

SETTLERS’ CHRISTMAS ‘AT HOME’
When: Dec. 7, 2-4p; & Dec. 8, 10:30a-12:30p & 2-4p
The Settlers will have Fort Wayne’s Historic Swinney Homestead,
Where: 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Add’l: Guests are invited to celebrate the Christmas spirit and enjoy a cup of syllabub, tasty savories, sweets and tea. The Hearthstone Ensemble will provide music of the season.
Cost: Reservations are taken at 260-747-1229 and 260-747-1501. Fee $25 per person.

CHILDRENS’ CHOIR CONCERTS
– HOLIDAY POPS
When: Fri. Dec. 7, 7:30p
Where: Embassy Theatre 260-481-0777
– CHRISTMAS at
the COURTHOUSE
When: Fri. Dec. 7, 7:15p
Where: Whitley County Courthouse
– HOLIDAY POPS
When: Sat. Dec. 8 & 15; 2p & 7:30p
Where: Embassy Theatre (260) 481-0777

FRENCH TOAST AND SAUSAGE LINK BREAKFAST
When: Sat. Dec. 8
Where: VFW Post 1421 7712 Bluffton Rd, Waynedale
Add’l: French Toast and Sausage Links. Coffee and Orange Juice.
Cost: $6
Contact: 260-747-7767

LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Little River
Wetlands Project
When: Tuesdays, 9a–11a
Where: Boy Scout Office
8315 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Cost: Free
Info: Explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife
Contact: 260-478-2515

DECATUR ARTISAN CRAFT MARKET
When: Dec 8, 2018; Jan 12, Feb 9, Mar 9, Apr 13,
Where: Riverside Center, 231 E. Monroe Street, Decatur
Why: Fundraiser for City of Decatur/ Hanna Nuttman Proj.
Add’l: An average of 40 vendors offering handmade jewelry, seasonal home décor, cleaning supplies, skin care, paintings and prints, baked goods, metal and wood décor and art, food items, soaps & bath balms, books, fabric arts, handmade cards, and so much more.
Cost: Free Admission
Contact: 260-223-7828

CHRISTMAS CONCERT
When: Sun. Dec. 9, 3p
Where: Bishop Luers HS
Add’l: The Bishop Luers concert band, jazz ensemble, choirs and show choir will perform. The Luers Senior Art Show will be on exhibit from 2-3 p.m. prior to the concert.

FAÇADE GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE
When: Fri. Dec. 14
Add’l: Grant provides local businesses the opportunity to apply for matching grants to improve the exteriors of their buildings. Buildings with a single business are eligible for up to a $20,000 matching grant Applications are available at www.fwcommunitydevelopment.org/facade
Contact: Call 311 or Lindsey.Maksim@CityofFortWayne.org

ANIMAL
ENRICHMENT DAY
When: Sat. Dec. 15, 1-4p
Where: Black Pine Animal Sanctuary
Add’l: Join us for Animal Enrichment Day when keepers will deliver these toys – and treats – while introducing the animals and answering questions! Enjoy observing the wildcats, foxes, wolves, grazing animals, and reptiles. Weather permitting, you may get to see some of the primates, too!
Cost: $0 to $10

“SNAFU IN SANTA’S WORKSHOP” PERFORMANCE
When: Dec. 15 & 22, 2 & 4pm
Where: TekVenture, 1550 Griffin St.
Add’l: Ecstatic Theatrics performs with activities in between. Activities include gift-making, games, and selfies with Santa.
Cost: $3 per person, cash please.
Contact: www.tekventure.org 260-750-9013

ANNUAL GERMAN CHRISTMAS CONCERT
When: Sun. Dec. 16, 4p
Where: St Peter’s Catholic Church, 518 East Wald
Add’l: The Fort Wayne Maennerchor/ Damenchor will present its annual Christmas Concert at St Peter’s Catholic Church at 4:00 PM on Sunday, December 16, 2018. The concert will feature traditional German Christmas music sung by the Ft. Wayne Maennerchor/ Damenchor (men’s and women’s choir).
Cost: Free, open to the public
Contact: Patti Knox, 260-444-3634

MIDDLE SCHOOL
ART FAIR
When: Sun. Dec. 16, 3-4p
Where: Bishop Luers HS
Add’l: Each feeder school is invited to send up to 12 pieces of artwork from students in grades 5-8 that will be displayed in the art show. Ribbons will be presented to top pieces.

APPLESEED QUILT
GUILD MEETINGS
When: First Tuesday each month, 6:30p
Where: Classic Café Event Center, 4832 Hillegas Rd.
Add’l: Our members include all levels of quilting experience — novice, intermediate and advanced. If you want to meet other quilters, do charity projects, learn to quilt or discover new quilting techniques. Come join us for quilting fun! Guests are welcome to attend three meetings without paying dues, which are $30.00 for the year.
SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
When: Tuesdays 7a
Where: Rich’s Cafe, 3411 Lwr. Huntington Rd. 46809
Contact: 260-747-7907

FT WAYNE CHRISTIAN WRITERS GUILD
When: 4th Tues of each month, 6:00p-7:30ish
Where: Waynedale Public Library, 2200 Lower Huntington Rd. 46819
Why: To share news, encouragement & knowledge about writing.
Add’l: No cost. All levels of writers encouraged to attend.
Contact: Kayleen Reusser 260-273-9264

FARMERS MARKET
When: Saturdays, 7a-1p
Where: Southside Farmers Market, 3300 Warsaw St. 46806
Add’l: Always the freshest seasonal produce available! Free Range Chicken & Meat & Fresh Eggs, Baked Goods, Honey, Jewelry, Crafts, Antiques, Fresh Herbs & Plants, Fresh Cut Flowers, Discounted Grocery Items. A Fort Wayne family tradition for 92 years.

BINGO
When: Every Thurs; 5p doors open, 6p first game.
Where: Southwest Conservation Club – 5703 Bluffton Rd.

BINGO
When: Every Thurs. 4:30p & Sat 10:30a
Where: 1846 Bluffton Rd. – Behind Dollar General
Add’l: Stars Academy Bingo. Proceeds support children’s youth baseball & softball. Non-smoking, clean & friendly. Concession Food. ATM inside.

FISH & TENDERLOIN FRY
When: 5-7p, 1st & 3rd Fri each month.
Where: Southwest Conservation Club – 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: All you can eat, includes an all-you-can-eat fried fish and tenderloin with sides of green beans, corn, cole slaw, french fries, roll and butter, pudding and jello.
Cost: $9 adults, children age 12 and under $5, Age 5 & under Free.

BINGO
When: Tuesdays 4:30p & Sundays 10a
Where: American Legion Post 241, 7605 Bluffton Rd.

TRAP & SKEET SHOOT
When: Noon, Every second & last Sunday of the month.
Where: Southwest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Rd. 46809
Add’l: The only trap & skeet event held inside Fort Wayne city limits. Full 8 station skeet field with low & high house. And 5 station trap field.
Cost: $5 Per Round Of 25 Birds

MONTHLY MEETING
Who: Disorderly Bear Den
When: 2nd Thurs of month 6:30p
Where: Community Center, 233 W. Main Street
What: We are a charity that collects and gives away teddy bears and other stuffed animals to those in need. We do this all year and always need new or gently used animals of all types.
Contact: 260-409-9886

ME-‘N-U
COMMUNITY MEALS
Who: Aldersgate
When: Thursdays, 6p-7p
Where: Aldersgate Community, 2417 Getz Road
Phone: 260-432-1524

FURNISHING HELP TO REBUILD LIVES
Who: Mustard Seed
Furniture Bank
When: Mon–Fri, 10a–4p
Where: Drop off donations, 3636 Illinois Rd.
Complimentary pick up service for large items
Info: Accepting bed linens, blankets and kitchen and bath towels and miscellaneous kitchen items
Also accepting household furnishing, pictures, box springs, mattresses and knick-knacks.
Contact: (260) 471-5802 x 1

SWEET ADELINES TOWNS OF
HARMONY CHORUS
When: Mondays, 6:30p–9p
Where: 5120 Speedway Dr.
Info: Real Women
Real Harmony, Real Fun
Contact: 260-436-7104
townsofharmony.org

ALZHEIMERS CAREGIVER
SUPPORT GROUP
When: First Thurs, 10a
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Who: Alzheimers Association
Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge
Contact: 260-415-7741

PREMIER WOMEN’S NETWORKING
When: First Tues of month. Call for details.
Who: Cheryl Friar
Add’l: Bring plenty of business cards
Contact: 260-747-5202

THE KOREAN WAR
VETERANS ASSN.
Who: Korean War
Veterans Assn
Indiana Chapter One
When: Monthly,
Second Sat. 10a
Where: Eagles #248
4940 Bluffton Rd.
Info: Food served before and after meeting
Bring friends and spouses!
Contact: Mary Anna Roemke
260-485-7627

MS SELF HELP GROUP
What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS
When: First Mon, 7p
Where:
Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
Contact: 260-639-0549

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